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Ep. 4: Last Rites for a Lone Jew in China

In Episode 4 of Lamplighters: Stories From Chabad Emissaries On The Jewish Frontier, Rabbi Sholom Greenberg, a Chabad Shliach from China, tells the story of how he and the Jewish community in and around Shanghai helped a Jew who had lived – and died – alone in a nearby city. The Chinese government wanted to cremate, so Rabbi Greenberg had to think – and act – quickly to secure a proper burial for a Jewish man they had never met. 

Lamplighters: Stories From Chabad Emissaries On The Jewish Frontier is producing a series of moving, beautifully produced, sound-rich and often surprising stories of Chabad emissaries and the people they inspire in every corner of the world. 

To pitch a story for our podcast about Chabad emissaries email us at podcast@lubavitch.com.

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  • David taieb

    Sad and beautiful story I know rabbi Greenberg and he is capable of making possible what is normally impossible
    And beautiful mitsva from. donator
    Wish him all the best

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